Callistemon viminalis - Captain Cook - Dwarf Red Bottle

Callistemon viminalis - Captain Cook - Dwarf Red Bottle is one of the most popular bottlebrush cultivars, promoted to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Captain James Cook's discovery of the east coast of Australian in 1770. It is one of the best red bottle brushes, being a compact shrub with small narrow leaves, makes this a stunning hedge plant.

Height:  2 metres

Width: 1 metre

Form:  Callistemon viminalis - Captain Cook - Dwarf Red Bottle has dense bushy, rounded, slightly weeping form. Will form a wide rounded crown if the lower branches are pruned off.

Foliage: Light to dark green, narrow and 50 to 60 mm long

Flowers: Bright red bottlebrush flowers up to 20cms long which hang from the pendulous branches.

Tolerances:  Callistemon viminalis - Captain Cook - Dwarf Red Bottle likes moist, well-drained soil and full sun.

Landscape use: Captain Cook - Dwarf Red Bottle can be a Specimen tree, for garden, screening, and hedges


Order and delivery details

Our standard prices are as follows. Not all products are available in all sizes and there are some products that are charged at a premium rate.

25cm pots - $45 (minimum order 5)

45 litre bags - $230
75 litre bags - $330

Start From
100 litre bags - $450
150 and 200 litre bags - $550

(orders taken all year, RCB Field Grown Trees are dug and delivered in winter) 3m+ with large developed canopy - $450

Images are provided as a guide only to help identify plants.
Please call (03) 5628 1507 to confirm current stock availabilty,
and current plant size.

Transport to Melbourne: Blerick Tree Farm delivers year round to Melbourne Metro via our own transport. Click here to see delivery costs

Transport Interstate: For Sydney, Canberra, Brisbane and Adelaide, we use a third party plant transport company. Interstate transport is quoted per consignment, based on volume & space.

Transport to these locations will be a minimum of $250.

Office hours: Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm.

Nursery Opening Hours: Friday Saturday and Sunday 11am to 3pm

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55 McDougal Road, Neerim South VIC 3831
Ph: 03 56281507
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